CareerLab introduces you to foundational concepts in career and professional development and planning. You’ll learn how to create an online presence, participate in mock interviews, and use the right vocabulary to promote yourself. CareerLab will help you find the perfect internship, nail the interview, and launch your career.
Lab #1: Learn Your Strengths
In Learn Your Strengths, you will use an online assessment, StengthsQuest, to develop a deeper understanding of your natural strengths and talents. From this you will build a vocabulary that will help you talk about yourself in a professional manner, a necessary tool for networking events and interviews.
Lab #2: Build Your Brand
In Build Your Brand, you will use BrandYourself, an online reputation management tool that will scan your social media profiles to help you present your best self. Through this lab you will learn ways to develop a stronger online presence through social media and you will create a LinkedIn page so you can begin to build your personal network.
Lab #3: The Internship Experience
In The Internship Experience, you will learn how to search for internship opportunities through various job search options like MMC Career Connection. You will also learn how to prepare for interviews using the online interactive mock interview platform Big Interview. You will also learn about other ways to gain experience at MMC, like how to join a club or complete community service with Marymount Muscle. Already have an internship? The Internship Experience also has resources for how to make the most out of your internship.
Lab #4: Find Your Path
In Find Your Path, you will have access to a plethora of resources to help you with your next step after graduation. Whether it is using MMC Career Connection to find a full-time job or learning your rights as a freelance artist or finding the graduate program of your dreams, even playing games with Pymetrics to help you find the job that’s right for you, this lab has all of the information that you need in one place.